New York Convenience Store Hall of Fame
The New York Convenience Store Hall of Fame was established by NYACS in 1996 to honor retailers and suppliers for exceptional achievement in and service to New York State's convenience store industry.
Traditionally, one or more deserving individuals are inducted into the Hall during the Chairman's Banquet at the annual Trade Show & Convention. Current members of the New York Convenience Store Hall of Fame are:
John MacDougall * Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes
Robert Seng Busy Bee Convenience Stores, NYACS Chairman Emeritus
Richard Warrender *1st NYACS President
Kevin Noon K & K Food Mart
Sherry Wright Lorillard Tobacco Co.
Kevin FoxSugar Creek Stores LLC
James Havice Jr. James F. Havice Inc.
Dennis Ryley XtraMart Convenience Stores
Herb Sliter HJH Associates
Steve Agnello Leadership Management Inc.
Joe Arnold Anheuser-Busch Inc.
John W. Bailey Bailey & Haskell Associates Inc.
Mark Sidebottom MWS Enterprises Inc.
Dick Chase * Northern Eagle Beverage
Rene Patterson Quickway Food Stores
Joseph C. Tripi II Tripifoods Inc.
Albert Smith Shortstop Delis Inc.
Don Case Paul deLima Coffee Co.
Case Marshall Pit Stop Convenience Stores
Carl Tripi * Tripifoods Inc.
Dick Verona Verona Oil Company Inc. d/b/a The Country Stores
Al Wiley * Country Convenience Food Stores
LaFayette D. Jones III Upstate Farms Cooperative Corp.
Fran LaForge XtraMart Convenience Stores
Bob Ray Crowley Foods/HP Hood LLC
Jim Curley McLane Company
Andrea Baker Taylor's Mini Mart
Don Castronovo Frito Lay Inc.
Mickey Jamal Chestnut Petroleum Distributor
Dan Finkle Finkle Distributors Inc.
Gary Mikutel XtraMart Convenience Stores
Tom Purcell McLane Northeast
Peter Conley United Refining Co. Kwik Fill/Red Apple Division
David Keeney RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Paul Rankin United Refining Co. Country Fair Division
Raziur Rahman Altria Corp./Philip Morris USA
David Geary Altria Corp./Philip Morris USA
Jay Jones * Genesee/High Falls Brewing Co.
Michael Newman NOCO Express LLC
The Byrne Family Byrne Dairy Inc./Sonbyrne Sales Inc.
Mike Siwik Lorillard Tobacco Co.
Terry Pier Swisher International
Josh Altman Mountain/Service Distributors
Kevin Kenyon Kenyon's Variety
Peter Tamburro Clifford Fuel Co. Inc.
Amy Baldovin NYACS